Scholarly journal publishing in transition- from restricted to open access

  title={Scholarly journal publishing in transition- from restricted to open access},
  author={Bo-Christer Bj{\"o}rk},
  journal={Electronic Markets},
  • B. Björk
  • Published 19 February 2017
  • Political Science
  • Electronic Markets
While the business models used in most segments of the media industry have been profoundly changed by the Internet, surprisingly little has changed in the publishing of scholarly peer reviewed journals. Electronic delivery has become the norm, but the same publishers as before are still dominating the market, selling content to subscribers. This article asks the question why Open Access (OA) to the output of mainly publicly funded research hasn’t yet become the mainstream business model. OA… 

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